One of the most successful coaches in baseball history, Joe Torre led one of the most fabled franchises in sports history, the New York Yankees, for 11 years, and three seasons as Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Ground Rules for Winners: 12 Keys to Managing Team Players, Tough Bosses, Setbacks, and Success
Drawing from his years of experience in the corporate microcosm that is professional baseball, Mr. Torre shares his wisdom on the universal concerns of managers. His invaluable insights provide audiences with the tools they need to develop a winning outlook and to get the most out of themselves and their colleagues, whether in sports, business, or life.
A Winning State of Mind
Joe Torre made his managerial debut on May 31, 1977, when he became the first player-manager in the majors since 1959. On November 2, 1995, after a successful career managing numerous teams, Joe Torre was named Manager of the New York Yankees. In becoming the 31st manager in team history, he joined Casey Stengel, Yogi Berra, and Dallas Green as the fourth manager to wear both Yankee and New York Mets uniforms. Torre guided the Yankees to four World Series championships from 1996-2000, and they made the playoffs in all 12 years he managed them. Torre then went on to manage the Los Angeles Dodgers for 3 seasons. Torre led the Dodgers to the National League Championship Series in both 2008 and 2009.
Experience Helping Those In Need
Dedicated to providing funding to women and children exposed to domestic violence, Joe Torre founded the newly formed Joe Torre Family Foundation. The Center's mission is to prevent violence within the family by promoting the well-being and economic independence of women and children through safe shelters, a network of supportive services, advocacy, coalitions, education and resource information services.